Switch to ADA Accessible Theme
Close Menu
Pompano Beach Estate & Trust Litigation Lawyer
Schedule a Consultation Today! 954-491-7099

Monthly Archives: June 2022

ElderlyParent

Can You Condition A Trust Distribution On Your Child Getting Divorced?

By Mark R. Manceri, P.A. |

It is not unusual to place certain conditions on an inheritance. For example, you might include language in your will stating a child will not receive their full inheritance until they reach the age of 25. Or perhaps you create a trust that states certain funds can only be used to pay for your… Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn
Probate11

The Importance Of “Survivorship” In Administering A Florida Probate Estate

By Mark R. Manceri, P.A. |

There are certain situations where two or more related individuals, such as spouses, may die at the same time. How does this affect the administration of their estates? Does it legally matter who died first chronologically? Let’s first address why “survivorship” matters in a probate context. Most wills contain language requiring a named beneficiary… Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn
Lit1

Does A Judge Have To Give Reasons For Their Ruling In Probate Litigation?

By Mark R. Manceri, P.A. |

When people typically think of litigation, they think of a jury trial. But in practice, most probate litigation does not involve a jury at all. Indeed, if we are talking about something like a will contest, there is no right to a jury trial in the first place. These disputes are heard and disposed… Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn
Couple

Is “House Fraud” A Major Problem In The Florida Probate System?

By Mark R. Manceri, P.A. |

Having an estate plan is always a good idea, but it is especially important if you own your home or other real property. While intestate succession law determines who inherits your property in the absence of a will, you need to consider the possibility that someone might try to take advantage of the situation… Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn
Lawyer5

What Happens When A Trustee Needs To Recover Property Wrongfully Taken From A Florida Trust?

By Mark R. Manceri, P.A. |

One function of the personal representative of a probate estate or a trustee for a trust is taking legal action to recover property that was wrongfully taken from either. A trustee, for example, has a fiduciary duty to the beneficiaries of the trust to ensure that trust assets have not been misappropriated. This may… Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn
Litigation6

How The Rules For Compensating Personal Representatives And Trustees Can Differ Under Florida Law

By Mark R. Manceri, P.A. |

A person serving as the personal representative of a probate estate or the trustee of a trust is normally entitled to reasonable compensation for their services. In some cases, a person may serve in both roles and be entitled to compensation in each capacity. But the rules governing such compensation may differ depending on… Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn

© 2019 - 2022 Mark R. Manceri, P.A. All rights reserved.
This law firm website is managed by MileMark Media.